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Carrie | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Carrie  98 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Brian De Palma]  [16 Nov 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 85/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Amy Irving, Piper Laurie, Sissy Spacek, William Katt
Plot:  Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
Writer:  Stephen King (novel), Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blow Out | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Blow Out  107 min,  R,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [24 Jul 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, Metacritic 85/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Dennis Franz, John Lithgow, John Travolta, Nancy Allen
Plot:  A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.
Writer:  Brian De Palma
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Phantom of the Paradise | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Phantom of the Paradise  92 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [Brian De Palma]  [01 Nov 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Gerrit Graham, Jessica Harper, Paul Williams, William Finley
Plot:  A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.
Writer:  Brian De Palma
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Carlito's Way | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Carlito's Way  144 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [12 Nov 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Al Pacino, John Leguizamo, Penelope Ann Miller, Sean Penn
Plot:  A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.
Writer:  Edwin Torres (novels), David Koepp (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Untouchables | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Untouchables  119 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [03 Jun 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 79/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  Andy Garcia, Charles Martin Smith, Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery
Plot:  Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.
Writer:  Oscar Fraley (suggested by book), Eliot Ness (suggested by book), David Mamet
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Casualties of War | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Casualties of War  113 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, War]  [Brian De Palma]  [18 Aug 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Don Harvey, John C. Reilly, Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn
Plot:  During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.
Writer:  Daniel Lang (book), David Rabe (screenplay)
Language:  English, Vietnamese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scarface | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Scarface  170 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Brian De Palma]  [09 Dec 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer
Plot:  In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Writer:  Oliver Stone (screenplay by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dressed to Kill | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Dressed to Kill  105 min,  R,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [25 Jul 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Angie Dickinson, Keith Gordon, Michael Caine, Nancy Allen
Plot:  A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.
Writer:  Brian De Palma
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fury | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Fury  118 min,  R,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Brian De Palma]  [10 Mar 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Carrie Snodgress, Charles Durning, John Cassavetes, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities.
Writer:  John Farris (screenplay), John Farris (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Obsession | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Obsession  98 min,  PG,  [Drama, Mystery, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [13 Sep 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, John Lithgow, Sylvia Kuumba Williams
Plot:  A wealthy New Orleans businessman becomes obsessed with a young woman who resembles his wife.
Writer:  Brian De Palma (story by), Paul Schrader (story by), Paul Schrader (screenplay by)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Body Double | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Body Double  114 min,  R,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [26 Oct 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, Metacritic 69/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Craig Wasson, Deborah Shelton, Gregg Henry, Melanie Griffith
Plot:  A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.
Writer:  Robert J. Avrech (screenplay), Brian De Palma (screenplay), Brian De Palma (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mission: Impossible | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Mission: Impossible  110 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [22 May 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, Metacritic 59/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny, Jon Voight, Tom Cruise
Plot:  An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.
Writer:  Bruce Geller (television series), David Koepp (story), Steven Zaillian (story), David Koepp (screenplay), Robert Towne (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Czech    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Raising Cain | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Raising Cain  91 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Horror]  [Brian De Palma]  [07 Aug 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Frances Sternhagen, John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer
Plot:  The oncologist wife of a prominent child psychologist suspects her husband has an unhealthy scientific obsession with their child, unaware of what - or who - is really going on inside his head.
Writer:  Brian De Palma
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Femme Fatale | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Femme Fatale  114 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Brian De Palma]  [06 Nov 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 48%, Metacritic 59/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Antonio Banderas, Eriq Ebouaney, Peter Coyote, Rebecca Romijn
Plot:  A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.
Writer:  Brian De Palma
Language:  English, French, Spanish    Country:  France, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Snake Eyes | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Snake Eyes  98 min,  R,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [07 Aug 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Carla Gugino, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Nicolas Cage
Plot:  A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.
Writer:  Brian De Palma (story), David Koepp (story), David Koepp (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Black Dahlia | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  The Black Dahlia  121 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Brian De Palma]  [15 Sep 2006]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, Metacritic 49/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson
Plot:  Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.
Writer:  Josh Friedman (screenplay), James Ellroy (novel)
Language:  English, German    Country:  Germany, USA, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mission to Mars | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  Mission to Mars  114 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Brian De Palma]  [10 Mar 2000]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Metacritic 34/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Connie Nielsen, Don Cheadle, Gary Sinise, Tim Robbins
Plot:  When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting an unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.
Writer:  Lowell Cannon (story), Jim Thomas (story), John Thomas (story), Jim Thomas (screenplay), John Thomas (screenplay), Graham Yost (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bonfire of the Vanities | Movie Details for Director Brian De Palma | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 35%  The Bonfire of the Vanities  125 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Brian De Palma]  [21 Dec 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 16%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Willis, Kim Cattrall, Melanie Griffith, Tom Hanks
Plot:  After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Writer:  Michael Cristofer (screenplay), Tom Wolfe (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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